Zion Williamson

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Mark Menard
May 30, 2019 - 5:54 pm
You know that national media talking point about Zion Williamson heading back to Duke to avoid being taken by the Pelicans in the upcoming NBA Draft? The hot take heard ‘round the Crescent City can be officially put to bed. Today Williamson signed with professional representation, effectively...
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Seth Dunlap
May 21, 2019 - 6:17 pm
The moment NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum announced the Pelicans had claimed the top pick in this year's NBA draft it was a forgone conclusion that Zion Williamson would be headed to New Orleans. The Pelicans, already savoring their fortune at landing the No. 1 selection, shouldn't be content...
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January 16, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena.
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Seth Dunlap
May 20, 2019 - 11:30 pm
It’s impossible to succinctly define the interconnected internet era we live in, but one word quickly comes to mind: hate. It’s so much easier to hate greatness than to appreciate it, probably because the latter requires a nuanced evaluation where emotions are set aside, an impossible task in the...
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Steve Geller
May 20, 2019 - 1:21 pm
There’s been some good luck brewing for New Orleans of late following the NOLA No Call in the NFC championship game. American Idol just crowned a winner, Laine Hardy, who is from Livingston, Louisiana, and the New Orleans Pelicans recently defied draft lottery odds to win the top pick in this year’...
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Zion Williamson points on defense during a game at Duke.
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May 17, 2019 - 11:30 am
An easy choice in the Big Easy. On the latest episode of RADIO.COM's "Big Time Basketball" podcast , Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine discuss the results of the NBA Draft Lottery , in which the New Orleans Pelicans won the rights to the No. 1 pick in next month's draft and the chance to select...
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When the Pelicans won the draft lottery, it seemed as if the sky was falling the way the national media dealt with the situation. There was talk of Zion Williamson going back to Duke to avoid being selected by New Orleans, but Zion's step dad squashed that notion this morning on 104.5 ESPN radio in...
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Mar 28, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson (1) speaks in a press conference during practice for the east regional of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Capital One Arena.
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Seth Dunlap
May 15, 2019 - 8:05 pm
The cheers of joy and tears of triumph inside the Pelicans front office and among their fans hadn’t begun to subside when the chorus of hate and disdain from across the country took aim at New Orleans. In a remarkably shocking moment , the Pelicans had turned their six-percent chance of winning the...
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New Orleans is still celebrating following last night’s big win for the Pelicans in the NBA draft lottery. The TV voice of the Pels Joel Meyers stopped by Sports Talk with Deuce & Kristian to talk about the impact of getting the top pick to select Duke’s Zion Williamson will have on the...
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Zion Williamson of Duke lets out a yell on the court during the 2018-19 season.
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May 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) When the New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, it appeared presumptive No. 1 pick Zion Williamson expressed a bit of disappointment. One report said Williamson wanted to go to the New York Knicks . If Williamson doesn't want to play in New Orleans, he...
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